Tag : christmas 2018
Festive sales drop at BonmarchéSubscription
Total sales at value retailer Bonmarché for the 13 weeks to 29 December fell 8.1% year on year.
Group revenue at Shop Direct was up 3.7% year on year for the seven weeks ended 28 December 2018, driven by strong clothing and footwear sales and overall growth at Very.
Today’s crop of Christmas trading updates underlined the extent to which discounting now holds fashion retailers to ransom.
Sainsbury's clothing sales edge downSubscription
Total sales of Sainbury’s Tu clothing line fell by 0.2% in the third quarter of the 2018/19 financial year.
Christmas shoppers bring joy to high streetSubscription
Multiples and independents have reported better-than-expected sales in December, despite concerns about weak consumer confidence.
2019: a make-or-break year for fashion retailSubscription
Administrations, poor Christmas trading and gloomy predictions marked the start of 2019. Is this year shaping up to be even worse than the disastrous 2018?
Retailers dismiss higher returns predictions Subscription
Fashion retailers have seen little evidence so far for claims that UK shoppers are returning more clothes from online sales.
Festive footfall risesSubscription
Footfall rose by 1.4% in the last week of December compared with the previous year, the latest Springboard figures show.
Christmas fails to ignite footfallSubscription
Total footfall for the week to 22 December dropped 4.3% compared with last year as shoppers continued to shun the high street in the run-up to Christmas.
30,000 retailers in 'significant distress’Subscription
More than 30,000 UK retailers are in “significant financial distress” despite it being the busiest shopping period of the year, new data has shown.